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Tsuruoka weather in May (Yamagata, Japan)

Planning a trip to Tsuruoka in May? This guide provides all the details you need.

In May, Tsuruoka generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 19°C, while night temperatures can drop to 11°C.

Tsuruoka in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 137 mm for the month. It's the month with the least rainfall. Whether you're keen on hiking, outdoor festivals, or just enjoying a walk in the park, this month provides a reliably dry backdrop for all your plans. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 17 days of rain are anticipated.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days June typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, July, October, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Tsuruoka climate page with graphs.

 

Tsuruoka, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 11°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 58%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 137 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 17 days  

Where to go in Japan in May

Find out more about the weather in Japan in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Tsuruoka in May?

For visitors traveling to Tsuruoka, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

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